Al Turner Commitment to Excellence Award

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Awarded to individuals, parks or organizations that have through their consistent business and professional excellence provided leadership and/or fostered a sense of community in the World Waterpark Association membership. Find information on the nominations process and timing: More Info

Current Honorees

Below are the 2019 Award recipients.  Click the More info button to download a PDF with more details about each recipient. 

John Gannon

Zoombezi Bay at The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Powell, Ohio, USA

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Stephanie Hee-Johnston

NRH2O Family Water Park
North Richland Hills, Texas, USA

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Mark Moore

Gulf Islands Waterpark
Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
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Prior Years' Honorees

Find the list of previous award winners from 1992 to 2019 in a downloadable PDF format. This award, previously known as the Commitment to Excellence Award, was named in 2001 in honor of Al Turner who passed away that year.